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Engineering News

2016-2017 Officers inducted:
PENC President -
Nathan Epling, PE
PENC President-Elect - Paul Shivers, PE
PENC Secretary - Vacant
PENC Treasurer - Tom Bach, PE
PENC Past-President - Susan Habina Woolard, PE

At-large directors are:
Sarah Spagnola, PE
Greg Welsh, PE
Rob Downs, PE

Note from the director: Broadening participation through NSF INCLUDES


France Córdova is the director of the National Science Foundation (NSF). To read more posts from the director, check out her Notes from the Field blog.

Q&A: Exposing the realities of eviction

Social scientist and ethnographer Matthew Desmond's research methods include living in the communities where he studies eviction.

"Eviction" is a term that has become increasingly familia...

A low-cost mechanical device for minimally invasive surgery

More affordable robotic arm for minimally invasive surgery

Surgeons can now use a new type of mechanical instrument to perform complex, minimally invasive procedures, also known as laparoscopic surgery, thanks to researchers and small business ...

Terraformer wind tunnel takes hazards engineering research to a new level

inside the Terraformer Next generation wind engineering facility draws researchers from all over the country; new tools provide information to help save lives, protect property

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Contact tracing and targeted insecticide spraying can curb dengue outbreaks

Targeted indoor residual spraying helps contain outbreaks of diseases such as dengue virus.

Find related stories on the National Science Foundation/National Institutes of Health/U.S. Department of Agriculture Ecology and Evolution o...

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